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Fog Island (2013)

by Tomi Ungerer(Favorite Author)
3.47 of 5 Votes: 2
0714865354 (ISBN13: 9780714865355)
Phaidon Press
review 1: Ungerer, Tomi (2013). Fog Island. Phaidon Press.A Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of 2013Picture Book SoakNot one of my favorite books. Along with the Publishers Weekly Award it won the New York Times Best Illustrated Award in 2013. I have to disagree. Maybe I missed something but the art work was boring to me and the story was strange in general. I guess I will have to reread it to try and see what all the hype is about.
review 2: Tomi Ungerer's illustrations are the most hauntingly beautiful I have seen in a long time. Siblings Cara and Finn get swept off course in an eerie fog and end up stranded overnight on Fog Island. Warned that no one ever returns from that mysterious island, they overcome their fear and meet the reclusive and lonely Fog Man, w
... moreho cares for them, shows them how he makes the fog, and helps them return home safely the next day. less
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3.5the story was not terribly compelling but i pored over the beautiful, textured illustrations.
Very atmospheric; this would work well as a spooky story for older kids, too.
Spooky illustrations. Well liked by children.
A very creepy fairy tale.
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